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  • Posted: Feb 19, 2020
    Deadline: Feb 23, 2020
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  • Welcome to Phillips Consulting Limited. We are a leading business management consulting practice serving clients across Africa. We work in all major sectors of the economy and levels of government engaging highly trained and sector-experienced consultants. PCL is a wholly owned Nigerian firm with offices in Lagos, Abuja and Johannesburg. Established in 1992...
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    Agro Processing Specialist

    Requirements:                                                                                                                                                                          

    • At least 8 years’ professional experience in agribusiness market systems, agro processing and supply chain management, food safety, preservation and storage, agriculture, and/or fortification including deep private sector experience, including in a manufacturing setting, preferred
    • Undergraduate degree in in Business, Management, Agriculture, Food Sciences, Nutrition, Food Engineering, or Food technology, Agricultural Economics, or related disciples
    • Master’s degree in, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural mechanization, Business, Management, Finance or related disciplines
    • Deep understanding of the agro-processing sector, with knowledge of relevant topics, such as: food production and processing, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), worker safety, finance for growing businesses, and food systems value chain development
    • Firm knowledge and experience of Quality management systems certification such as ISO
    • Experience setting up agro processing businesses
    • Proven track record in providing technical and/or business solutions to agro-processors, with experience implementing or advising on smallholder sourcing models
    • Excellent understanding of value chain analysis, development and Good Agricultural Practices
    • Strong project management, construction coordination and analytical skills preferred
    • Proven track record in planning, implementing, and promoting farm mechanization projects, plans or programs  
    • Strong team leader with proven field operations management experience
    • Strong administrative and organization skills, commitment, attention to detail and strong forward planning skills
    • Hands on approach to work, with the ability to deliver on deadlines in a fast-paced and fast-changing environment, with minimal or no supervision                         
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    Mechanization Specialist

    Requirement:

    • At least 8 years’ experience in the agriculture sector is essential with proven experience in sales and marketing of agricultural machinery and/or vehicles
    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Agriculture, Agriculture Engineering or Agribusiness with some understanding of water management
    • Have in-depth knowledge on soil, water, vegetation and compatibility with mechanization technologies
    • Excellent knowledge of latest mechanization technologies, trends and best practices in the agriculture industry
    • Network of contacts with mechanization technology providers and manufacturers
    • Strong business understanding of the dealer environment including knowledge of distribution and technical knowledge of agricultural machinery
    • Proven track record in planning, implementing, and promoting farm mechanization projects, plans or programs
    • Strong team leader with proven field operations management experience
    • Strong administrative and organization skills, commitment, attention to detail and strong forward planning skills
    • Hands on approach to work, with the ability to deliver on deadlines in a fast-paced and fast-changing environment, with minimal or no supervision
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    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: recruitment@phillipsoutsourcing.net using the position as subject of email.

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